Atlassian stock surges 5% on earnings, outlook beat

Atlassian Corp. TEAM, -1.48% shares rallied in the extended session Thursday after the business productivity software company’s results and outlook topped Wall Street estimates. Atlassian shares surged 5.1% after hours, following a 1.5% decline to close the regular session at $92.92. The company reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $45.2 million, or 18 cents a share, compared with a loss […]

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Activision Blizzard cuts ties to ‘Destiny’ studio

Activision Blizzard Inc. is cutting ties with the videogame studio behind one of its biggest hits, a surprise move that knocked its stock down more than 6.5% and adds to questions about whether the company has a robust enough slate of games for 2019. Bungie Inc., the Bellevue, Wash., development studio responsible for the science-fiction shooter "Destiny," is purchasing the […]

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Zynga to acquire 80% of Small Giant Games for $560 million, raises guidance

Videogame maker Zynga Inc. ZNGA, -2.71% said late Thursday that it was acquiring 80% of Small Giant Games for $560 million in cash and stock, and raised its fourth-quarter guidance. Zynga stock fell 3.3% after hours. Zynga said it will purchase the remaining 20% of Small Giant over the next three years based on values that are related to profitability […]

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Colin Kroll, co-founder of HQ Trivia and Vine apps, found dead at 34

NEW YORK — The co-founder of the popular HQ Trivia web app was found dead of an apparent drug overdose Sunday morning in his Manhattan apartment, authorities said. Police found Colin Kroll “unconscious and unresponsive” in his bedroom, according to a law enforcement official.  According to his LinkedIn profile, Kroll was also the chief executive of the company. Police were […]

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These apps can help you cut down the time you squander on your phone

We’re squandering increasing amounts of time distracted by our phones. And that’s taking a serious toll on our mental and physical well-being. In 2017, U.S. adults spent an average of three hours and 20 minutes a day using their smartphones and tablets. This is double the amount from just five years ago, according to an annual survey of internet trends. […]

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Forescout stock rallies 10% on surprise profit

Forescout Technologies Inc. FSCT, +0.46% shares surged in the extended session Thursday after the cybersecurity company reported a surprise adjusted profit. Forescout shares rallied nearly 10% after hours, following a 0.5% rise to close the regular session at $28.11. The company reported a third-quarter loss of $8.3 million, or 20 cents a share, compared with $1.3 million, or 21 cents […]

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Take-Two raises outlook after big ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ launch

Take-Two Interactive Corp. TTWO, +1.72% raised its financial forecast for the year Wednesday while reporting better-than-expected sales ahead of an expected windfall from the release of "Red Dead Redemption 2." Take-Two had already announced that the new videogame had racked up more than $700 million in sales in its first three days of release, the second biggest launch in the […]

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